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Despite cuts elsewhere, US drone market is growing

A recent report by Govini finds that the U.S. government’s spending on UAS has grown 6 percent over the last five years.

Marines put new cyber unit into play

The Marine Corps unveiled a new cyber unit called Marine Corps Cyberspace Warfare Group to man, train and equip its cyberspace mission teams.

Plan for cheap, reusable 'Gremlin' drones moves forward

DARPA has awarded contracts to four companies for the project, which seeks to launch inexpensive UAS from other aircraft and retrieve them mid-air after their missions.

New software opens the door to real-time data sharing for Marines

The Tactical Service Orientated Architecture lets Marines on the battlefield get mission-critical information via mobile device.

Who in DOD made the Fed 100 list?

FCW's annual awards honoring distinguished accomplishments in government IT includes a broad array of defense leaders.

Pentagon names 8 companies to support $7.2B electronics program

The contractors will compete to replace obsolete or malfunctioning electronics throughout the Defense Department.

DOD working on a more agile approach to EW

Army officials discuss the need to be able to adapt to ever-changing threats in the electromagnetic spectrum.

Work shifts down on driverless military convoys

The deputy defense secretary expressed skepticism about autonomous vehicles in the near term, noting that unmanned wingmen in the air will occur first.

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